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It’s No Use Crying Over Spelt Milk

In the United States, there are efforts underway to push both the legislative and executive branches to protect dairy producers from their non-dairy competitors by keeping the word "milk" off the competitors' products.

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It’s Time to Put the Jones Act Under the Microscope

On December 6th the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies will host a conference on the Jones Act, a nearly 100-year-old law that restricts the transportation of cargo between two points in the United States to ships that are U.S.-built, crewed, owned, and flagged.

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The New NAFTA

All in all, it is not a terrible deal, although U.S. government resources probably would have been better spent on liberalizing trade with countries with whom we did not already have a trade agreement.

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A NAFTA Deal Inches Closer

Negotiations are sure to continue amidst the uncertainty, and it will be a challenging effort to parse the signal from the noise.